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Dec 8, 2013 1:05pm EST
, kentucky senator rand paul was asked about unemployment benefits. here is his response. >> i do support unemployment benefits for the 26 weeks they are paid for. if extended beyond that you do a disservice to these workers. a study came out a few months ago that said if you had a worker who is unemployed for four weeks and went to 99 weeks, who would you hire? nearly 100% said that they would always hire the person who had been out of work for only four weeks. when you allow a person to become unemployed for 99 weeks, you allow them to become part of the perpetually unemployed in our economy and pilot seemed good, it does a disservice to the people you are trying to help. black unemployment in america has doubled white unemployment and has not budgeted under this president. a lot of african-americans voted for them, but i do not think it is working. >> how do you persuade the african-american voter that in the inner-city you will not spend more government money, you are going to vote to let the unemployment benefits lapse? how do you persuade the black voter that this is good for them,
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